DLD College London A GSG School
- DLD College London
199 Westminster Bridge Road
- Head: Rachel Borland
- T 020 7935 8411
- F 020 7935 0755
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.dldcollege.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 14 to 21
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Westminster
- Pupils: 500
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Day £7,850 - £19,990; Boarding £15,000 - £21,000 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
There’s an informal ambience here, more akin to a college than a school, with staff and students on first name basis and no uniform. Located in a swanky, purpose-built site right in the heart of London, students of all abilities...
What the school says...
DLD College was founded in 1931 and is one of the oldest independent colleges in London. In September 2015 DLD College London entered an exciting new phase of its life when it moved across London to a brand new, purpose built campus in the heart of London overlooking Westminster and the Thames River. Today, DLD College has around 500 students studying Academic English, GCSE, A level, International Foundation Programmes (IFP) and BTEC. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThere’s an informal ambience here, more akin to a college than a school, with staff and students on first name basis and no uniform. Located in a swanky, purpose-built site right in the heart of London, students of all abilities learn in small classes, whilst boarders reside in the upper floors. Despite some being disaffected when they arrive, it’s unusual for anyone to be anti-education after a few weeks. Not, however, for young people who prefer more traditional…
Since September 2013, Rachel Borland BEd MA. Originally principal of both DLD and Abbey College in London, until they integrated on a single, purpose-built site with student accommodation on Westminster Bridge Road in September 2015. Previously principal of Abbey College in Birmingham, as well as principal of the largest private boarding school in Nigeria. In addition, she’s been...
Special Education Needs
DLD has two specialist tutors to help students with moderate dyslexia and other learning difficulties. 10-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia||Y|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|